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Andrew Hersant

Andrew Hersant

Of Counsel
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Andrew Hersant

Of Counsel

Andrew specializes in corporate and commercial matters, offshore investment funds, private equity structures, offshore capital market transactions and regulatory matters.

Practice Experience

Andrew's practice areas include investment funds, corporate finance, lending and restructuring. Andrew is one of the leading legal counsels in the Cayman Islands advising hedge funds, private equity funds, other investment funds and large institutions on corporate finance matters. His clients include large institutions, fund managers, investment funds and investment banks. He is also regularly engaged by other participants and professional advisers, in particular onshore counsel on a variety of transactions. His practice is divided between the US and Europe. Andrew is a director for Stuarts Corporate Services Ltd. and Southern Management Services Ltd.

Andrew has recently advised on several complex hedge fund restructurings. He has also advised on the formation and launch of a number of hedge funds and private equity funds and on corporate re-organisations, fiduciary matters and debt restructurings, as well as on a number of leading investment banks on finance and security issues in the Cayman Islands.


  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 1993
  • Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, 1996


  • University College London, LLB Honors Law
  • University of Exeter, BA Honors History


Professional Associations/Memberships

  • The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association
  • Trustee for The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)

Ranked Getting Legal

  • "Andrew Hersant is a highly experienced transactional lawyer whose expertise spans investment funds, capital markets and structured finance, in addition to general commercial matters."
    Publication Recognition (Chambers & Partners)
  • "Founding partner Andrew Hersant offers almost two decades of corporate finance experience. He handles a wide range of matters including the establishment of companies, joint ventures and partnerships, investment funds and regulatory advice."
    Chambers & Partners